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A New Brown CS Program: Researching Socially-Responsible AI With Students From HUGs

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At Brown CS and around the globe, interest in AI and related topics is soaring. CSCI 1470 Deep Learning, only a few years old, today has ...

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Brown CS Alum's Charity Gives K-12 Teachers A Second Monitor To Help During COVID

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In the middle of a pandemic, some Brown CS alums found a new opportunity to give back. 

Inspired by a neighbor who bought a second monitor to help his mother teach ...

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Brown CS PhD Students Help Underrepresented Candidates Apply To CS PhD Programs

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Applying to a doctoral program can be challenging for anyone, and for applicants from historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) who may not have adequate access to research experiences or mentors ...

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Seny Kamara Provides Data Security Testimony To Congress

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Last week, Professor Seny Kamara of Brown CS testified at a Congressional hearing ("Banking on Your Data: The Role of Big Data in Financial Services"), explaining that cryptography solutions to improve consumer ...

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BAM Asks Two Alums About A Startup Dedicated To Ethical CS

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"Our hope," says Brown CS alum Adi Melamed, "is to spark a national conversation and create a national community dedicated to thinking critically about technology’s impact on society and inspiring students ...

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Brown CS Makes Responsible Computer Science An Integral Part Of Its Undergraduate Program

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Computer science that benefits humanity, science that’s grounded in an awareness of its societal impact, has long been a Brown CS hallmark. Today, more than forty years after the founding of the department, global concern about the ethical and societal ...

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Seny Kamara And Collaborators Win A Grant For Responsible CS Education

by Ajula Van Ness-Otunnu

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On April 30, 2019, Brown CS Professor Seny Kamara was announced as a winner of The Responsible Computer Science Challenge from Omidyar Network, Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Seny worked in collaboration ...

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Tech For Social Good Spotlight: Ruby Goldberg '17

by Lena Cohen

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Tech For Social Good Alum Spotlights is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of ...

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The Tech For Social Good Spotlight is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of computer science and social good. The goal of these interviews is to explore what it means to work in the ...

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Tech For Social Good Spotlight: Priya Patel '16

by Adi Melamed

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The Tech For Social Good Spotlight is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection ...